March 22, 2023, 4:40 AM

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Jaron Schneider / PetaPixel:
Digital photography site DPReview, owned by Amazon, is closing April 10; people can request downloads of photos or texts they uploaded to the site until April 6  —  DPReview, easily one of the most beloved publications among photography enthusiasts, will shut down and its content will be deleted.
James Vincent / The Verge:
Hands-on with Google's Bard, coming to waitlisted US and UK users: quick, fluid, more constrained than Bing, three responses per query, disclaimers, and more  —  Today, Google is opening up limited access to Bard, its ChatGPT rival, a major step in the company's attempt to reclaim …
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Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:
The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce posts TikTok CEO Shou Chew's prepared testimony, where he outlines a ~$1.5B plan to protect US users and more  —  TikTok Chief Executive Officer Shou Chew plans to tell Congress his app does more to protect young users than rival social media platforms …
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Paul Alcorn / Tom's Hardware:
Intel says Raja Koduri, who joined as Chief Architect in 2017, plans to leave to found a startup focused on generative AI for gaming, media, and entertainment  —  Raja moves on after six years.  —  Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger announced on Twitter today that Raja Koduri, the company's current Chief Architect …
Bill Gates / GatesNotes:
The development of AI is as fundamental as the creation of the PC, the internet, and the mobile phone, and can reduce global inequities if risks are mitigated  —  In my lifetime, I've seen two demonstrations of technology that struck me as revolutionary.  —  The first time was in 1980 …
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James Vincent / The Verge:
AI Snake Oil:
OpenAI may have tested GPT-4 on its training data, violating the cardinal rule of ML, and GPT-4's exam performance says little about its real-world usefulness  —  OpenAI may have tested on the training data.  Besides, human benchmarks are meaningless for bots.
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft rolls out Bing Image Creator, powered by OpenAI's “very latest DALL-E models”, to Bing Chat and Edge, letting users generate images from text prompts  —  Microsoft today announced that its new AI-enabled Bing will now allow users to generate images with Bing Chat.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Reykjavik-based Pearl Abyss' CCP Games raised $40M in financing led by a16z to develop a triple-A blockchain game set in the Eve Online universe  —  CCP Games has raised $40 million in funding to make a new triple-A blockchain game set in the Eve Online universe.
The US proposes barring CHIPS Act beneficiaries from expanding manufacturing output in “countries of concern” by 5% for advanced chips and 10% for legacy chips  —  The Biden administration unveiled tight restrictions on new operations in China by chipmakers that get federal funds …

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